About

Internal Medicine Update, held February 9-10, 2018 offers practical and timely clinical recommendations and guidelines for general internists and subspecialists, family practice physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and allied healthcare professionals. Several interactive, collaborative breakout sessions of your choice, on topics relevant to your clinical practice, are available. Sessions are held all day Friday, and until noon on Saturday, at the beautiful Omni Jacksonville hotel.

Hot Topics in Internal Medicine and subspecialties will be presented, together with some of the most common problems encountered in clinical practice. This highly interactive program also includes breakout sessions on Friday afternoons focusing on discussions of specific clinical cases as well as prevention of medical errors.

Internal Medicine Update 2018 provides a comprehensive overview of practical applications of the latest scientific recommendations and guidelines.

Target Audience

Internal Medicine and Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, and allied health professionals.

Course Objectives

As a result of participation in this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify evidence based diagnostic and treatment modalities for a variety of medical disorders of importance to family medicine, primary care and general internal medicine physicians, NP’s, PA’s and nurses.
  •  Define and discuss a variety of diagnostic and treatment dilemmas to provide optimal care guidelines.
  • Identify methods for prevention of medical errors.
  • Develop confidence in indications for and performing arthrocentesis.

Faculty Disclosure

University of Florida College of Medicine adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is policy that the faculty and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this education activity, that relevant conflicts of interest are resolved, and that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drug(s) or device(s) during their presentation. Detailed disclosure will be made in the course syllabus.